Hieracium pilosella

Family Asteraceae

Species Profile

Species classification Invasive [NSW's Noxious Weeds]
Common namesHieracium, Mouse-ear Hawkweed
SynonymsInformation unavailable
Growth formHerb
Seed dispersal morphologyWing/Achene/Pappus
Maximum height (m)0.4
Capable of vegetative reproductionYes
Native rangeAsia, Europe
Exotic range (Australia)TAS
Exotic range (other)North America, Oceania, South America
Habitat types (exotic)Agricultural land, Bushland, Disturbed areas (including trails), Grasslands, Pastures
Soil type (exotic)Information unavailable
Decade of introduction1980

National Climate Change Impact

Invasive Class 3

The area of suitable habitat and the habitat suitability of observations, for this species, are projected to decrease or remain the same under RCP 8.5 2065 compared to current climate suitability.

Maps of Habitat Suitability & Recorded Occurrences

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Current suitable habitat

2035 suitable habitat
(RCP 8.5)

2065 suitable habitat
(RCP 8.5)

Recorded occurrences

Recorded occurrences


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